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Egypt seeks UN mandate for Libya Islamic State intervention

The Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has called on the UN to mandate international intervention in Libya, reports the BBC: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has called for a United Nations resolution allowing international forces to intervene in Libya. There … Continue reading

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China to send 700 combat troops to South Sudan

The Guardian reports on a recent shift in Chinese foreign policy in regard to conflicts on the African continent: China is to send 700 combat troops to South Sudan in what analysts describe as a significant shift from its stated … Continue reading

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U.N. Employee Under Treatment for Ebola in France

The New York Times reports that an employee of the U.N. is currently undergoing treatment for Ebola virus in France: France was treating a United Nations employee who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, the health ministry said in … Continue reading

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BASIC nations vow to take united stand against rich nations over climate change negotiations

The Times of India reports on how the BASIC nations (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) have declared solidarity over future international climate change negotiations: The BASIC nations — Brazil, South Africa, India and China — are expected to come … Continue reading

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